Places to visit

Places to visit

Places to visit
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Latest blog posts
  • Conwy

    Firefly

    The end of November, we have our Countdown to Christmas event on Sunday, and we have still barely had a frost. But we know it must be Winter because a couple of firecrests have taken up annual residence. Both are females (judged by those who have studied...
  • Ramsey Island and Grassholm

    A reminder of summer

    As the days grow ever shorter we bit the bullet and lit the rayburn yesterday! It's not particularly cold by day yet but the nights out here are getting a wee bit chilly now. Despite the arrival of winter thrushes, woodcock and snipe there is one...
  • The Lodge

    Weekend news

    After my last blog it's back again to very mild and dry conditions again. Let's hope it stays like this for the weekend. Over the last couple of days a few redpoll and siskin have been on the feeders at the hide, although it was quiet when...
  • Exe Estuary

    Waders, Passerines and much more

    Hi there! This is my first blog after two months of volunteering in Exe Estuary Reserve. Before I was volunteering with the Ulster Wildlife in Northern Ireland and it was there that started my passion for ornithology. I thought this would be a great opportunity...
  • Rye Meads

    December is almost here!

    Hello All Only the weekend left and then its December! Then before you know it another year will be over. I popped the moth trap on over night and was rewarded with the aptly named December moth . Once we finished working on the Draper area...
Latest photos
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Eyes?

One of the upsides of this spell of murky weather is the lovely water droplets on the briars and berries...
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Bear spotted on the reserve!

Amazing how you can walk past a spot so many times and never see something! This must have a history...
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Playground Robin

This one was 'ticking' at me this afternoon from the bushes at the entrance to the playground...
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A Penguin on the Mere

A Penguin on the Mere. See Andrews sightings blog. Maybe not the one, but nice idea.
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? female blackbird 2

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? Female Blackbird 1

taken Tuesday in my garden
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can someone please id for me never get these little things right

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robin berries

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An abundance of berries

The sheer masses and the colour of the berries at the entrance to Old Moor took my eye this afternoon
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Garden Woodpecker

Waited for hours in the cold this afternoon to photograph the Woodpecker and finally a lovely male Great...
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Of Sunny Canadians, Black Skies and Rainbows

While I’m in the mood for posting, this is the view from the bittern hide after a heavy rainstorm last...
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Starling Murmuration at Leighton Moss

This Starling Murmuration photo was taken at Leighton Moss about 4 years ago
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